Medically Complex Children’s Waiver


The Utah Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will be accepting applications on an on-going basis for The Medically Complex Children's Waiver, beginning October 2022. MCCW is currently funded to provide services to 710 children. When those 710 program spots are filled, applications received will be moved to a waitlist.

Applications can be submitted online, by fax or by mail. Please note, when submitting an online application, please allow enough time to complete it once it has been started.

This program provides medical assistance to children who are medically complex. This waiver serves the following population:

  • Children ages 0-18
  • Children who have 3 or more separate specialty physicians in addition to their primary care provider. Example: Neurologist, Cardiologist, Pulmonologist, etc.
  • Children who have 3 or more organ systems involved in their disability
  • Children who are not meeting age appropriate milestones for their activities of daily living; this includes eating, toileting, dressing, bathing and mobility
  • Children who have a SSI Disability Designation through the SSA or a disability determination by the State Medical Review Board, this will be coordinated as part of the MCCW application process

To apply for MCCW, please click HERE.

Answers to frequently asked questions about the application process and other program details are now available at: FAQ Sheet

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For more information, please contact the Utah Department of Health and Human Services.
Toll-free Phone: 1-800-662-9651, option 5